HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — The Maryland Department of the Environment has opened a 30-day public comment period on proposed rules for hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in western Maryland. It remains to be seen whether…
Environmentalist says Virginia has the opportunity to get ahead of the fracking industry and pass new regulations before any drillers would seek a permit.
OAKLAND, Md. (AP) — A proposed management plan for the Deep Creek watershed seeks to limit hydraulic fracturing for natural gas near Maryland’s largest freshwater lake. The plan presented Tuesday to the Garrett County Commissioners…
Two state agencies will coordinate their reviews of potential permits for hydraulic fracking for natural gas in Virginia\’s coastal plain.
Virginia is looking anew at regulations governing hydraulic fracking for natural gas.
Last year saw a sharp rise in 3.0-magnitude quakes or stronger in the U.S. midcontinent, a continuing trend that prompted the U.S. Geological Survey — the government\’s main source for Earth sciences — to investigate the root cause.
Maryland energy policy remains in limbo, without major progress on offshore wind or hydraulic fracturing during the recently completed General Assembly session